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Cross-Cultural World History

Undergraduate | GRF-HSY316 | 2024

Step into the pages of history to discover how colonisation took place through exchanges involving gender, sexuality, trade, travel, conflict and law. Explore the circulation of ideas and people across the globe and consider colonial violence.

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27 Oct 2024
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No ATAR needed,
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13 weeks
Start dates
4 Nov 2024

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Cross-Cultural World History

About this subject

  • At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

    1. identify the central aims and objectives of cross-cultural history
    2. understand the place of cross-cultural history in world historical context
    3. recognise and compare the complexities and varieties within specific contact histories
    4. place the history of cross-cultural contact within the larger frameworks of transnational, imperial and colonial history
    5. apply ways of thinking about contact and cross-cultural exchange to rethinking world history
    6. employ analytical thinking skills and reflect critically and ethically on the above issues
    7. analyse, evaluate and synthesise a range of historical images and texts
    8. develop sustained, logical and informed arguments about the dynamics of cross-cultural world history
    9. appreciate and evaluate the variety of approaches to cross-cultural world history
    10. draw on a knowledge of history to understand the complexities and dynamics shaping, forging and limiting cross-cultural exchange.

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0.125 EFTSL
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